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GoT Pirates Take Heed: Foxtel Lines Up As The Executioner Of The Pirate Bay

Australia’s site blocking laws are live, and ever since the government handed the executioner’s axe to the rights holders, we’ve been wondering who would swing it on The Pirate Bay first? A new report points to Foxtel acting as The Pirate Bay’s executioner.


This Is Zero Latency, The Future Of Immersive Gaming

My hands are sweaty. The gun I’m holding is heavy. I’m stressed already. I feel like I’ve been running for hours. “Where are they?” “I don’t know. Why is it so quiet in here?” The dark room we’re in is deathly silent, eerily still and incredibly dark. The flashlights mounted on our rifles barely light up the end of the hall we’re walking towards, inching forward and stepping around the floor-to-ceiling shelves that throw shadows up against the walls and continue to frighten the hell out of us.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Trip Journal on Android, Cool Clash on iOS and Make It Rain on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Spooked By Aussie Power Points

Briefly: As it turns out, Dr Neil DeGrasse Tyson is scared of more than just aliens studying us, he’s scared of the power-points in Australia. What?


Telstra Finally Unveils Carrier Billing For Apple Music, Offers Free Subscriptions

Here’s how to get free Apple Music after your three-month trial subscription ends: switch to Telstra.


Windows 10: How To Upgrade, Download And Install The New Microsoft OS

Windows 10 is now out thanks to a public, proper launch. As we’ve discussed over the months and weeks leading into its roll out, it’s actually rather good. But with all the talk of free versions and paid for versions, upgrade reservations and mandatory installations, you may be a little confused as to how best to get the new operating system onto your machine.

We’ve got you covered – going through the most common concerns from prospective Windows 10 users that we’ve heard, here’s all you need to know to get going with Microsoft’s latest and greatest.


Can Telstra TV Kill Content Piracy?

What we used to call television is changing before our eyes. Last week, Telstra announced it will shortly introduce a new streaming video set top box. For a number of reasons, this is a very smart move.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Monsters Ate My Condo on Android, Pixl on iOS and DJ Hub on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Aussie Motorcross Champ Goes Big Wave Surfing With A Motorbike In 4K. Your Life Is Meaningless.

What did you do this weekend? Make an amazing burrito? Go to an amazing party? It doesn’t matter. Short of curing cancer, nothing you’ve done in your whole life can compare to what Robbie Maddison’s been up to. He went surfing on a wave in Tahiti on a goddamn motorcycle and absolutely nailed it.


Optus Is Beefing Up Its Sharing Plan To Give You More Mobile Data

You’d really think that having all of your family’s services on the one bill would give you more benefits by now, right? Well, Optus is hoping to introduce one you’ll actually go for with a beefed up data sharing plan that lets you pool more of the precious internet between each other to use.


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